Do you want to experience the excitement fly-fishing at same time meet old friends? Then you have to join and see a fly-fishing show. You may bring your family or your friends.
Yearly, fly-fishing clubs hold a fly-fishing show. Most of the time, the shows are done during the summer. There are shows that are held in a close building far from any body of water but most of the time shows are carried out in places like in a river bank, near the lake or eco parks.
Fly-fishing shows are scheduled in different dates all over the country. There are times that shows are held simultaneously in different places. Mostly of the participants are fly-fishers. Sometimes, to save money from transportation, fly-fishers would wait for a certain fly-fishing show to come to place.
In the United States, every fly-fishing club hosts a show every year. A fly-fishing show may run for two to five days depending on the host fly-fishing club. Generally shows are open to all, whether fly-fishers or not.
Most of the activities in a fly-fishing show are not focused on fly-fishing alone. There are also activities like seminars, tying competitions, exhibits, product sale, etc. A host fly-fishing club may also invite exhibitors, celebrities and other famous fly-fishers to give more colors to the show. In fly-fishing show there can be at least fifteen different activities.
Here are some activities that mostly of fly-fishing shows have:
• Exhibits – products like fishing rods, reels, flies and other equipments are the one exhibited in a fly-fishing show. Latest inventions and gadgets used for fly-fishing are also included in a fly-fishing show exhibit. Pictures of different species of fishes are also incorporated in a certain show. Books about fly-fishing are sold as part of the exhibit.
• Presentations and Demonstrations – there are fly-fishing shows that showcase presentations like tying exhibition, mini concerts, documentaries, video clips of recent fly-fishing experience, etc. There are also demonstrations like proper casting and retrieving, knot tying, and other skill demos on fly-fishing.
• Games – there are also games in connection with fly-fishing. Boat saddling, fly-fishing, relays and many other games are also conducted during a show.
• Competition – these are the most enjoyable part of every fly-fishing show. Competitions does not just about fly-fishing, it can also be a competition on talents, skill in knotting, art making etc.
• Seminars – this is one of the most important parts of the fly-fishing show. Fly-fishing club host invites famous speakers and presenters to facilitate the seminar. Topics are all about new trends in fly-fishing or anything that have something to do with fly-fishing.
There are also activities that are intended for women fly-fishers. Sometimes there are booths set for the women fly-fishers. All the activities pertains to or with relation to women fly-fishers. Sometimes there are skill building activities that are exclusively conducted for women fly-fishers.
Shows are not limited locally. In fact there are also international or worldwide shows or expos being conducted everyday. Expos or shows like these are sometimes made possible through the cooperation international fly-fishing clubs and organization. Every year, international shows or expos are held in any country.
Fly-fishing shows are really interesting activity to join in. Its not just intended for an individual fly-fisher but as well as to the whole family.